July Hang Recap: My First Time at a YYC Girl Gang Event

Hi everyone! My name is Janelle Saccucci and I’m so excited to join the YYC Girl Gang community as I just moved to Calgary from Vancouver two weeks ago with my fiancé! In Vancouver, I was the marketing director for a large coffee franchise and I launched my own biz helping local entrepreneurs elevate their…

Stay in your Own Lane

If you know me, you know I love Brené Brown. One of my favourite expressions that she uses is: “Stay in your own lane.” Take a minute and think about driving your car on a fast-moving highway. Think about that feeling you get when you’ve stayed in the passing lane a little longer than you should have.…

5 Areas You Can Improve Your SEO Right Now

First, let’s address the question what is SEO? SEO, or Search Engine Optimization is a strategy in which you try to rank your website high in the search engine results pages (or SERPs). There are over 1 billion websites published though, so how do you ensure yours stands out? Let’s take a high-level look at 5 areas you can improve…

7 Awkward Market Questions + How to Answer Them

Originally posted on Noshitbiztips.com on May 10th.  We’ve all been there. You’ve got 2 more hours in your market day shift and it’s hitting the midday lull. Then it happens. Someone asks you the most asinine question and you just stop dead in your tracks. “How the eff do I answer that?”. Don’t worry, you…

Blogs and Google: A True Love Story

Let’s talk about the ultimate love story: blogs and Google. You’ve probably heard many people preach that your business needs to be blogging, and they are right, but we want to tell you the biggest reason why—Google loves it! Fresh, unique content is one of the biggest factors for Google’s SERP (search engine results placement) algorithm,…

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